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Guardian | May 23, 2019

Voices within Chinese state and private media grow more strident as tensions mountOver the last week, China’s state media outlets have called the US government delusional, compared it to apes shouting on a river bank, and offered to teach the Americans a Chinese idiom: diandao heibai, “to invert black and white”, or deliberately distort the truth.As trade tensions mount between the US and China, Beijing faces the difficult task of appealing to national pride to shore up confidence in the leadership while also keeping public anger in check.

Time | May 23, 2019

A new study has determined that the mysterious source of ozone-destroying gases that have increased in the atmosphere recently is eastern China.

Guardian | May 23, 2019

Panasonic joins Google, Intel and Qualcomm following US ban in what is beginning to shape up as a tech cold war Panasonic has joined the growing list of companies to sever ties with Huawei by announcing that it will stop supplying some components to the Chinese technology conglomerate after a US ban over security concerns.The decision by the Japanese firm on Thursday sent Asia Pacific shares falling again and came a day after four major Japanese and British mobile carriers...

Guardian | May 22, 2019

MacMines Austasia abandon plans, raising questions about basin’s viability as a source of Queensland employmentThe backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid growing doubts about the long-term profitability of Australian thermal coal exports.The ABC reported this morning that the proponents of the $7bn China Stone mine had withdrawn their application for a mining lease in March.

Guardian | May 22, 2019

Levels of ozone-depleting gas spiked when air from industrialised areas of China arrived, say researchersIndustries in north-eastern China have released large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international treaty, scientists have said.Since 2013, annual emissions of the banned chemical Chlorofluorocarbon-11 (CFC-11) from that region have increased by about 7,000 tonnes, according to a report in peer-reviewed journal Nature.

New York Times | May 22, 2019

India's decision and China's virtual cage.

New York Times | May 22, 2019

An international team of researchers said Wednesday that two provinces in China were the source of most of the emissions of a banned gas that harms the ozone layer.

New York Times | May 22, 2019

China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond.

New York Times | May 22, 2019

The carriers, Air China, China Eastern and China Southern, which are all state-controlled, grounded dozens of 737 Max jets after a crash in Ethiopia in March.

New York Times | May 22, 2019

India's decision and China's virtual cage.

New York Times | May 22, 2019

An international team of researchers said Wednesday that two provinces in China were the source of most of the emissions of a banned gas that harms the ozone layer.

New York Times | May 22, 2019

China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond.

Foxnews | May 22, 2019

Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory.

New York Times | May 22, 2019

The carriers, Air China, China Eastern and China Southern, which are all state-controlled, grounded dozens of 737 Max jets after a crash in Ethiopia in March.

New York Times | May 22, 2019

The carriers, Air China, China Eastern and China Southern, which are all state-controlled, grounded dozens of 737 Max jets after a crash in Ethiopia in March.

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